Sentence Examples


  • As they reached the door, he allowed her to exit first in his usual chivalrous way.
  • The chivalrous courtesy which he showed to the captive princesses was a favourite theme for later rhetoricians.
  • Thus perished at the age of thirty-six one of the most chivalrous and gifted of a gallant band of brothers, four of whom laid down their lives in their country's cause.
  • Victor Emmanuel was sincerely anxious to assist Napoleon, for in spite of Nice and Savoy and Mentana he felt a chivalrous desire to help the man who had fought for Italy.
  • In that fine, loose, chivalrous attitude of the headsman when drawing near to his prey, the three mates stood up proudly, occasionally backing the after oarsman with an exhilarating cry of, There she slides, now!

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